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verb
  1. 1
    to move or travel to a place that is away from where you are now

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    1. a.
      to leave a place

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    2. b.
      to move or travel to a place, or to leave a place, in order to do a particular thing

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    to travel to a particular place regularly in order to take part in an activity

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    to happen in a particular way

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    to change to another condition, usually a worse one

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    spoken to die

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    to be sent

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    to make a particular sound, especially the typical sound of a particular animal

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      mainly British to make a sound as a signal

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    to move in a particular way

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    to begin doing something

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    if a machine or piece of equipment goes, it operates correctly

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    to be sold

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    spoken to go to the toilet

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